1. General

Vanhie Vandaele (hereinafter "Vanhie Vandaele", "we", "us") uses cookies and similar technologies on its website. With this Cookie Statement we want to inform you as a visitor about the way we use cookies on our website.

In addition to this Cookie Statement, Grodeba BV also makes available a Privacy Statement, of which this Cookie Statement is an integral part and which you can consult here. In this Privacy Statement we clarify (1) which personal data we may collect through the use of cookies, (2) the legal grounds employed for the use of cookies, and (3) the general purposes of our use of cookies. For the aforementioned information, as well as other information about the processing of your personal data in general and your rights in this respect, please refer to this Privacy Statement.

2. What are cookies?

Cookies are small information files that are stored by the internet browser on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website or when you use a (mobile) application. They work as a kind of memory aid for a website. Thanks to cookies, our website can easily track specific information about our visitors and their browsing habits. By the term "cookies" we also mean technologies that are similar to cookies, such as pixels, plug-ins and certain scripts, as these can also collect data from you.

Cookies can be set both by Grodeba BV itself ("first-party cookies") and by third parties ("third-party cookies"). Third-party cookies ensure that certain information resulting from your visit to or use of our website will be sent to the third party that has placed the cookies.

Cookies are sometimes placed temporarily ("session cookies", these are deleted when you close the browser) and sometimes permanently ("persistent" cookies, these remain until they expire or until you delete them).

3. Which cookies require my consent, and how can I give it?

Grodeba BV distinguishes the following types of cookies when offering its website: (1) strictly necessary cookies, (2) analytical cookies and (3) marketing cookies.

The use of strictly necessary cookies does not depend on your consent as a visitor and is necessary for the proper functioning of our website, or where relevant, to provide you with services that you have expressly requested. Therefore, you cannot refuse these cookies.

Before we place any other cookies on your device, we will ask for your prior consent via our cookie banner. You can always, fully or partially, withdraw your consent for the use of these additional cookies. How you can do this concretely, we clarify under title 5.

4. What cookies does Grodeba BV use?

As mentioned above, Grodeba BV uses the following types of cookies: (1) strictly necessary cookies, (2) analytical cookies and (3) marketing cookies.

Below we provide a general description of these three types of cookies.

For each type of cookie, we also provide below a list of the specific cookies activated on our website that are covered, along with their specific purposes and technical characteristics.

4.1 Strictly necessary cookies

Strictly necessary cookies include technically essential cookies on the one hand and functional cookies on the other.

Technically essential cookies are necessary for purely technical reasons to enable communication between your device and our website.

Functional cookies in turn ensure that the basic functionalities of our website work properly. These cookies are only placed after you as a visitor have taken a certain action on our website (e.g. clicking the accept button of the cookie banner).

You cannot refuse the use of technically essential and functional cookies because they are necessary for the security and proper functioning of the basic functionalities of our website. In any case, these cookies are only kept on your device to perform the functions mentioned above, so the impact on your privacy is low.

4.2 Analytical cookies

Analytical cookies allow us to learn more about how you as a visitor interact with and respond to content on our website. This enables us to make our website even more attractive. The information in question is used to create and analyze statistics on the use of our website at a total level.

4.3 Marketing cookies

By marketing cookies we mean advertising, tracking and social media cookies. This category of cookies primarily concerns cookies for the purpose of displaying advertisements, implementing features on our website provided by social media, and measuring how often these advertisements and features are displayed and used respectively. For example, this category includes cookies that allow you to see Grodeba BV advertisements on social networks you use after visiting our website.

5. How do I manage my cookie preferences?

The following clarifies how you can manage your cookie preferences. Since the strictly necessary cookies, as listed above under title 4.1, are necessary for the functioning of our website, they cannot be disabled.

5.1 Via the website

The cookie banner will reappear every year to renew your consent, or confirm the lack thereof.

5.2 Via your browser

In addition, you can adjust your cookie preferences through your browser. That way, you can specify whether certain cookies may be placed and you can set the browser to display a message when a cookie is placed. In addition, you can also delete cookies manually via the option that allows you to delete your browsing history.

6. Changes

We reserve the right to unilaterally amend our Cookie Statement at any time. Any amended version will be online and can be found on our website. From its publication, the amended Cookie Statement will apply immediately. If we have implemented new cookies on our website herewith, we will ask for your permission again if required. The date on which our Cookie Statement was last amended can be found at the top of this page.

7. What if I have any questions?

If you have any questions regarding our Cookie Statement, you can always contact us using the contact information below:

Grodeba BV

For general information about your rights and the possibility of filing a complaint with your data protection supervisory authority or with the competent court, please refer to the explanations under Title 10 and Title 11 of our Privacy Statement.